How do we book?

To book an education visit please email with a suggested date and the number of people who will be visiting.

You can bring a group to the Museum on any weekday by prior arrangement through our booking process. The Museum is usually fully booked three months in advance as our learning programme is increasingly popular, so please try to book in plenty of time.

Booking your visit

We want to be happy to accept your booking to visit The National Museum of Computing subject to availability. Please follow the instructions below carefully.

We do not accept bookings by phone as we maintain a full record of your email enquiry, provisional date request and booking.

  1. Choose a date for your visit and tell us the number of people in your group. You will be invoiced for the number booked even if fewer turn up, you cannot change the numbers less than 31 days before your visit. The maximum group number is 45. Please visit this page: How much will it cost? to find out prices.

  2. Contact TNMOC by email ( to make a provisional booking requesting your visit date together with: the number in your group, age and course, organisation name, contact name and contact details.

  3. In the unlikely event of the unavailability of Learning Guides to escort your group, we reserve the right to alter arrangements for a visit or cancel it altogether.

  4. Once your request for a provisional date is agreed with us, we will reply to your email with a provisional acceptance which will be held for 48 hours.

  5. Please download the appropriate visit application form from the selection below and ensure that we receive the fully completed visit application form by email ( within 48 hours. You must also read and accept our terms and conditions.

  6. Please check that you then receive a confirmation email of your full booking from us within 4 days. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact us by phone on 01908 374708 to ensure that your booking has been received.

  7. Keep a copy of your visit application form safe and bring it with you on the day of your visit.

  8. It is the responsibility of the school, college or university planning their visit to the Museum to carry out a risk assessment for its own students. TNMOC provides notes to support risk assessment through a document which can be downloaded below.

  9. After your visit, TNMOC will invoice you for the visit charge due, which must be paid within 14 days of the date of the invoice.

Thank you, we look forward to your visit.

Please note that in the event of a cancellation less than 31 days before the proposed visit, 100% of the visit charge is payable. In the event of a cancellation less than 45 days but greater than 31 days before the proposed visit, 50% of the visit charge is payable. If you need to change the number of people attending, this can be done up to 31 days in advance of your visit. After this date you will be liable for the booked total of visitors because this has an impact on our staffing.